Top 10 chilenos destacados en Hollywood...Chileans in Hollywood

Top 10 de chilenos y chilenas que a través del tiempo, han destacado internacionalmente por su trabajo en el séptimo arte como actores, actrices, directores, productores, etc. Nacidos en Chile o de padres chilenos, su importante aporte a la industria ha dejado el nombre de un país tan pequeño como Chile, en un destacado lugar en el concierto internacional...Chileans in Hollywood yestarday and today
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“ Jorge Daniel Espinosa born 23 March 1977 in Trangsund, Stockholm is a Swedish-Chilean film director. He attended the National Film School of Denmark and graduated in 2001. His filmography include: "The Boxer" (2003), "Babylon Disesse" (2004), "Outside Love" (2007), "Easy Money" (2010), "Safe House" (2012). ” - cinenchile
 
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Jorge Garcia
Actor, Lost
Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker, but probably more known later for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the television series Lost from 2004 to 2010. Garcia also performs as a stand-up comedian...
“ Jorge Garcia Meza born 28 April 1973 in Nebraska, USA, is a Cuban-Chilean actor and producer best know for the TV serie Becker and "Hurley" Reyes in Lost. His filmography include: "Raven´s Ridge" (1997), "Spin City" (2001), "Our Time is up" (2004), "Hitman: Blood Money" (2005), "Maktub" (2011), "Fringe (2011), "Alcatraz (2012). ” - cinenchile
 
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Leonor Varela
Actress, Blade II
Leonor Varela was born on December 29, 1972 in Santiago de Chile, Chile, the daughter of Leonor Palma, a massage therapist, and Francisco Varela (Francisco Javier Varela Garcia), a biologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. Her family fled to Costa Rica, leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. They subsequently resided in Germany, USA, and France, where Varela studied...
 
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Malú Gatica
Malú Gatica was an actress, singer and writer. She was the only Chilean actress to work in Hollywood, and she also enjoyed some success in the 50s as a singer in the US, Brazil, France and Spain. In 1962 she returned to Chile, where she worked in cinema and TV, and wrote tales and songs until her death.
“ Malú Gatica (1922-1997) fue una destacada actriz de teatro, cine y TV. Poseedora de una gran belleza, elegancia y sencillez era conocida como "la gran dama del espectáculo". Amante del arte, de pequeña se traslada a Nueva York y luego a Buenos Aires. Filmó películas en EEUU, Argentina, México y Chile. Se relacionó con el glamour de Hollywood de los años 40 y 50, y figuras tales como Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich, Gregory Peck, entre otros. ” - cinenchile
 
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Cote de Pablo
Actress, NCIS
Cote de Pablo was born in Santiago, Chile, but was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Arvida Middle School in Miami and then Carnegie Mellon University. She graduated in 2000 after studying music theater. Whilst at Carnegie Mellon she appeared in several theater productions, including "Indiscretions"...
 
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Alexander Witt
Camera and Electrical Department, Gladiator
“ Alexander Bryan Witt born 10 April 1952 in Santiago, Chile. Moved to México and later to Europe working in the Arriflex industries as technician and assembling movie cameras. Witt is Actor, Director, Cinematographer, Camera-Electrical Department and Second Unit Director and probably the most successful chilean working in hollywood today with a long experience in the all film making process. His huge filmografy include; 007 "Skyfall" (2012), 007 "Casino Royale" (2006), "Safe House" (2012), "Robin Hood" (2010), "American Gangster" (2007), "Resident Evil" (2004), "The Bourne Identity" (2002), "Gladiator" (2000), "Speed" (1997), "Chaplin" (1992), "Thelma & Louise" (1991), "Black Rain" (1989), "Wind of War" (1983)...and more. ” - cinenchile
 
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“ Adelqui Migliar aka Adelqui Millar born 5 August 1891 in Concepción, Chile and die in Santiago 6 August 1956. Migliar was an actor, screanwritter, producer and director, acting in 31 and directing 24 movies. His filmografy include: Life (1928), London (1926), The Apache (1925), In The Night (1922), El Domador (1954), and Marido de Ocasión (1952). In 1931, directed "Luces de Buenos Aires" Carlos Gardel first motion picture. More info in Flickr Cinefanchile ” - cinenchile
 
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Alejandro Amenábar
Writer, The Others
Is the son of a Spanish mother and a Chilean father. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. He wrote, produced and directed his first short film La cabeza at the age of 19, and he was 23 when he directed his feature debut Thesis. His film Open Your Eyes was a huge success in Spain and was distributed worldwide...
 
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“ Cristián de la Fuente Sabarots born 10 March 1974 in Santiago, Chile. Cristián is a model and actor married with the chilean actress Angélica Castro. After working in TV series in Chile moved to México and USA. He appears in CSI:Miami and diverse Hollywood productions and reality shows. His filmografy include: Driven (2002), Vampires (2002), Basic (2003), El Nominado (2003), Once Upon a Wedding (2005), Dawson Isla 10 (2009), Private Practice (2010), ¿Alguien ha visto a Lupita? (2011) and Prófugos (2011). ” - cinenchile
 
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Claudio Guzmán
Was married to Anna Maria Alberghetti, the opera and musical theater star and pitchwoman for Good Seasons salad dressing. Has 2 daughters with Alberghetti. His second daughter is Pilar Guzman (age 34, born 1972), a food critic & lifestyle& home/garden columnist for the New York Times. Pilar graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree is English & Italian.
“ Nacido en Chillán el 2 de agosto de 1927, llegó a los Estados Unidos en 1951, llegando a trabajar como productor y director de las series más famosas y populares de la TV norteamericana de la época, entre ellas; Mi Bella Genio (I Dream of Jeannie), El Show de Dick Van Dyke (The Dick Van Dyke Show), El Fugitivo (The Fugitive), La Novicia Voladora (The Flying Nun) y El Show de Lucille Ball (The Lucille Ball Show), entre muchos otros. Ciertamente un chillanejo que llegó muy, muy lejos... ” - cinenchile